Akron Home Associates 
is a real estate company located in Akron, Ohio. The company was also the place of work of Melissa Chartres before the viral outbreak.

In "Hair of the Dog", Todd gets an epiphany to go to Akron, Ohio, the hometown of Melissa with her and Tandy to investigate her recent mental state. While on the road, Melissa tries to emotionally hurt Tandy as he tries to ignore her. When they arrive, they discover she gave them a fake address and in the morning, she ends up missing. When they go on the road, they spot one of the company's billboard with her on it. They go to the location and spot her address on a magazine. When they arrive at her house, they spot her safely in her bed.